Some 60km north of Cobán, CHISEC is a quiet, agreeable little town spread out along the highway that’s grown quickly in the last few years as land-hungry migrants have moved into the region. It’s one of the very few places in Guatemala without a church on its huge central plaza – many of its population are former guerrillas and repatriados opposed to religious influence.

 

 

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